Junior Boys Make It To English Primary Schools’ Chess Semi- Final
Monday, 26 February 2007
Bolton School's Under 11 and Under 9 chess teams qualified for the Northern Semi-Final of the English Primary Schools' Chess Association Championships which will be held at Pontins in Prestatyn on 9 and 10 June. About 30 schools will compete for two or three places among the top eight in the country who will play in the Grand Finals.
Qualification was achieved by finishing in the top half of the schools who assembled at St James' in Salford on Saturday 3 February Schools came from Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside, The Wirral and Staffordshire. There were 14 teams in the Under 11 section and 12 in the Under 9. Bolton were third at Under 11 and second at Under 9.